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Limb Preservation Center

The Center for Limb Preservation treats patients, particularly diabetics, who are at risk for foot and leg amputation due to conditions such as infections, non-healing wounds and peripheral artery disease. It is the first of its kind in the Bay Area to focus on preventing amputation.

Vascular surgeons and podiatrists manage care and coordinate referrals to specialists in cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, orthopedics, plastic surgery and rehabilitation.

You'll need a referral from your primary care provider or specialist to make an appointment. Once you have the referral, please call the number below.

Getting Here

Center for Limb Preservation
400 Parnassus Ave., Room A-6110
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information including authorizations or referrals
  • List of prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications that you're allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to your condition
  • Paper and pencil to take notes

Access Your Health Information Online

This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.

Learn more about UCSF MyChart

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Key Treatments

Clinic Team

Michael Conte
Dr. Michael Conte,
vascular surgeon
Monara Dini
Dr. Monara Dini,
Charles Eichler
Dr. Charles Eichler,
vascular surgeon
Jade Hiramoto
Dr. Jade Hiramoto,
vascular surgeon
Christopher Owens
Dr. Christopher Owens,
vascular surgeon
Linda Reilly
Dr. Linda Reilly,
vascular surgeon
Ross Talarico
Dr. Ross Talarico,
Shant Vartanian
Dr. Shant Vartanian,
vascular surgeon

Patient Experiences

  • Nina Kolker
    Specialized Care Prevents Leg Amputation for Patient with Raynaud's Syndrome